Quality Inn & Suites
1705 S. State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 592-5150
Fax: (231) 592-5157
Located in a tranquil corner of the village, the Marion Fairgrounds is a huge expanse of land that plays host to the region's most-awaited event, the Marion Fair. From farmers' markets to community events, the fairgrounds hosts events of all kinds. The venue is furnished with modern facilities to ensure a smooth functioning of the fair taking place. The Marion Fairgrounds are full of people during concerts and gigs when local and international artists deliver a performance. Call ahead to know more.
Opened in 1972, Kelly Shorts Stadium is home to the Central Michigan University Chippewas. Besides hosting football games, it also hosts a variety of other local sporting events and graduation ceremonies.
Cadillac Elk's Lodge is a venue that comes under the purview of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk. It is a fraternal organization and a social club that hosts variety of community and cultural events. Concerts, workshops and similar events are held here on a regular basis. For more details, check website or call ahead.
The park gets its name from the owners - Fifth Third Bank. Located in the suburbs of Comstock Park, it is home to the West Michigan Whitecaps. The concourse, which overlooks the field, is loaded with a variety of concession stands. The food selection is amazing. Live bands accompany the team and sometimes perform, which makes for a lively atmosphere.
The DeltaPlex Entertainment & Expo Center is one of the finest locations to catch the best of events in Grand Rapids. It is also the perfect location to host any private or official function. Concerts, trade fairs, conventions, exhibitions, and even professional boxing matches are held here. The Turner Arena, the West River Hall, the Hillside Hall, and the Walker Ballroom are the four venues within the complex. For further information about tickets and bookings check the website.
Formerly known as the Michigan Theater, this historic venue was built in 1929 by movie mogul, Paul Shlossman. Reflecting traditional Moorish and Spanish architecture, the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts features a two-story lobby area, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, three majestic theater and gallery spaces as well as an onsite restaurant, Smash Wine Bar & Bistro. Events range from private gatherings such a weddings and parties to corporate functions, performing art shows and more. Visit the website for rental details and information on upcoming shows.
With picturesque views of Lake Michigan, Heritage Landing is a shoreline venue. Hosting many popular events throughout the year, Heritage Landing is home to the Coast West Music Festival, Michigan Irish Musical Festival and many more. Gorgeously landscaped with a large green space, children's playground and outdoor concert pavilion, this lakeside venue shouldn't be missed.
Seating over 2400, the DeVos Performance Hall features concerts, comedians, and family entertainment. Located inside the DeVos Place, this venue is home to The Grand Rapids Symphony and The Grand Rapids Ballet Company. Entertainers include talents as diverse as The Moody Blues, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sesame Street Live. For information on upcoming shows, visit their website.